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Teacher Evaluations Have Dramatically Changed the Principal's Job

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 22:38
More-rigorous evaluations have made principals better instructional leaders, new research shows, but they've created major time-management challenges.
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'Transition' Class Boosted College Credits But Not Learning

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 22:38
A study finds that students who took a ‘transition’ math class in high school were able to skip remedial classes in college but learning didn’t improve.
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Schools Are Spending Millions on Safety. How Will They Know It's Working?

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 22:38
Researchers who study school security worry that K-12 leaders don’t have good data to back up their decision-making on school safety investments. They want to help.
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Digital Technology Is Gambling With Children's Minds

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 22:37
Writing, reading, focusing, and remembering have all been transformed in ways we don't yet fully understand, writes psychologist Elias Aboujaoude.
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Parkland Shooting Investigation: Key Figures to Testify This Week Before State Commission

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 21:01
Superintendent Robert Runcie and Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel, both heavily criticized by some victims’ families for their roles before and after the rampage that killed 17 people are scheduled to testify Thursday.
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Why Schools Must Safeguard Free Speech

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 20:54
We should condemn language that incites violence, but we can't do so by stifling vigorous—even provocative—debate, writes Andy Smarick.
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Special Education Teacher Wins Close Race for Arizona Schools Superintendent

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 13:56
Democrat special education teacher and political novice Kathy Hoffman has won the race for Arizona superintendent of public instruction, beating an experienced Republican politician.
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Photographer: Wisconsin Boys' Nazi Salute Photo Was Innocent

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 13:51
The photographer who took a picture of boys from Baraboo High School giving what appears to be a Nazi salute says he simply asked the students to wave goodbye to their parents.
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Kindergarten Homework: Too Much Too Early?

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 21:22
Listen to parents and educators, and you’ll hear some strong—and mixed—opinions on how or even whether kindergartners should be swept into the homework swirl.
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